National University

Department of Nursing

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit

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BSN Program

The National University Department of Nursing is intended to prepare nurses for the growing field of nursing. The nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

The program allows options designed to meet the variegated needs of students. These options include tracks that allow applicants new to nursing or Licensed Vocational Nurses can join the ASN or BSN tracks. Registered Nurses can attain their Bachelor’s Degree thorough the track offering RN completion.

Programs Include:

  1. Generic Entry (BSN)
  2. Accelerated Post-Bachelor Degree (BSN)
  3. RN Completion (BSN)
  4. LVN-to-BSN

Admissions Requirements:

  1. Application to the university
  2. Obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 from an accredited institution
  3. Submit a separate application for admission into a particular nursing track
  4. Test of Essential Academic Skills Score
  5. Proctored essay

Applicants should attend a Pre-Nursing Program Information Forum and arrange for a meeting with an Admissions Advisor to best describe the application and admissions procedures to the Nursing program.

Each application will be evaluated thorough a Calculation Worksheet by the admissions committee of the nursing department. The application packet of prospective students will be ranked in comparison with other applicants for that application period.


 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 78.26%
Average number of students tested annually: 172
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at National University as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 179 81.56 71.45
2011 188 75.53 88.22
2010 148 77.7 87.53
2009 69 79.71 88.47
2008 82 79.27 87.58
2007 41 78.05 85.88

ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 86.3%
Average number of students tested annually: 20
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at National University as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 3 100 88.22
2010 10 90 87.53
2009 45 68.89 88.47
2008 59 76.27 87.58

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National University
11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037